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 General Arts and Science - Concept Art Foundations
SchoolAlgonquin College
LocationOttawa, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 19,000
Length1 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
  •  Grade12 English 
Prerequisites NotesOntario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.

Explore career opportunities for image and character creation in the entertainment industry.

This one-year General Arts and Science - Concept Art Foundations Ontario College Certificate program helps you explore both digital image creation techniques and traditional theory.

Acquire skills that help you create original characters and concepts for the entertainment industry applying the fundamentals of colour, light and composition. Develop insight into potential careers and industry standards.

Discover new educational pathways and find your potential. You receive an Ontario College Certificate in General Arts and Science - One Year, with a concentration in Concept Art Foundations. This program helps you expand your knowledge and prepare for further studies.

When entering the workforce, you will be able to demonstrate concept art techniques having a general understanding in a variety of topics. Completion of this Certificate confirms to potential employers that you have the ability to learn at a post-secondary level.

With this Certificate, you may also choose to continue your education in Year II of the General Arts and Science Ontario College Diploma program. After completion of Year II with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, you can apply for advanced standing at Carleton University or the University of Ottawa.

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